[Coral-List] FW: Oceana Fellowship
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Mon Jun 7 13:18:09 EDT 2010
*From:* Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation [mailto:CTURTLE at LISTS.UFL.EDU] *On
Behalf Of *Griffin, Elizabeth
*Sent:* Monday, June 07, 2010 9:10 AM
*To:* CTURTLE at LISTS.UFL.EDU
*Subject:* Oceana Fellowship
Oceana is hiring a marine science fellow to work mainly on our sea turtle
and shark campaigns. It is a paid position with benefits. Details on the
position and how to apply are below.
Elizabeth Griffin Wilson| Fisheries Campaign Manager and Marine Scientist
*OCEANA* | Protecting the World's Oceans
1350 Connecticut Ave. NW, 5th Floor | Washington, DC 20036 USA
*T* +1.202.467.1913 | *F* +1.202.833.2070 | *C *+1.202.271.5645
*E* egriffin at oceana.org | *W *www.oceana.org
*Marine Science Fellow*
Oceana is seeking a motivated and passionate individual to join the science
department as a Marine Science Fellow. The Marine Science Fellow will focus
largely on science and policy issues related to Oceana’s shark and sea
turtle campaigns. This Washington, DC based fellowship includes a stipend
and benefits. The fellowship is a one year position with the possibility of
extension for a second year.
- Conduct research and write reports, background materials, factsheets,
and other materials in support of the campaign goals.
- Draft comment letters related to policy objectives.
- Develop, review and edit materials associated with campaigns for
- Provide scientific support at fishery management meetings, agency
meetings and lobbying on the hill.
- Aid in the planning and execution of events.
- Work collaboratively with departments within Oceana as well as outside
- Masters degree or PhD in biology, marine science, environmental
management, or similar field is required with 1-3 years of experience
- A solid understanding of U.S. marine fisheries management, sharks, sea
turtles and bycatch through education and/or experience is preferred.
- Knowledge of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management
Act and Endangered Species Act
- Excellent research, writing, and communication skills
- Ability to work effectively in a team
- Energy, enthusiasm, and a strong desire to learn
- Ability to work independently on discrete projects
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
- GIS proficiency is a plus
Oceana is a vibrant, results-oriented non-profit dedicated to protecting and
restoring the world’s oceans. We are the largest international non-profit
with this focus with a staff of 120 throughout the world: in the U.S.
(including our headquarters office in Washington, D.C.; New York; Alaska;
California; Oregon; New England and the Southeast); in Europe (Madrid, Spain
and Brussels, Belgium); South America (Santiago, Chile); and Central America
(Belize City, Belize).
*Please submit your cover letter, resume, and writing sample via e-mail
(preferred method) to resumes at oceana.org, subject line: Marine Science
Fellowship; or if unable to email, fax (202-833-2070) or mail 1350
Connecticut Avenue NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20036.
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